China / GDP

Understanding China: BRI in Southeast Asia – Beyond infrastructure

Ma Tieying / August 20, 2018
We examine the dimensions beyond infrastructure of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Key summary points
  • China’s FDI in Southeast Asia has surged in a broad range of sectors since the BRI was launched
  • Manufacturing investment is expected to continue rising, amid higher wage costs in China, …
  • …deteriorating Sino-US trade relations, and the BRI-driven infrastructure development in SE Asia
  • Demand for services investment will also increase

Understanding China: BRI in Southeast Asia – Beyond infrastructure

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